March 2009

Ellen Greenberger was highlighted in an article in the New York Times on February 18th, 2009 for research with co-authors Jared Lessard, Chuansheng Chen, and Susan P. Farruggia on the topic on Students' Sense of Entitlement: i.e., expectations for good grades for modest effort. The sense of entitlement could be related to increased parental pressure, competition among peers and family members, and a heightened sense of achievement anxiety.

December 2008

Elizabeth Loftus gave two lectures in Israel last month. One at the law school at Tel-Aviv University and the other was to the cognitive sciences faculty and students at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Dan Stokols presented an invited lecture on Transdisciplinary Health Research and Training at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque on October 23rd. On October 30th, he gave an invited talk on the Evaluation of Team Science and Training Initiatives at the national Heart lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.